financialization

Is Capitalism In Crisis? Author of ‘Karl Marx’s Capital and The Present’ Responds

July 7, 2018

The fundamental proneness to crisis under capitalism was not overcome in the Golden Age of Capitalism and crisis in the late 1960s ushered in an era of finance by opening new avenues for accumulating wealth and turning the illusory into real wealth says C.P. Chandrasekhar

Reality Asserts Itself - Rana Foroohar

May 9, 2018
On Reality Asserts Itself, Ms. Foroohar says the legalization of stock buybacks in 1982 allowed companies like Apple to now spend only 15% of their investments on R&D, while the majority is spent on market manipulation; the Financial Times columnist and author of “Makers and Takers” says the move from traditional pensions to 401k’s makes everyone feel they benefit from finance, when the vast majority of profits go to the elites and most people’s living standards deteriorate – with host Paul Jay

The Black Financial and Fraud Report

March 6, 2017
White-collar criminologist Bill Black sits down with the Real News to spell out how the ballooning HFT industry works exactly, and where it’s headed under President Trump

Hudson Report

April 28, 2014
Economist Michael Hudson discusses the popularity of French economist Thomas Piketty’s recent book and says his work fails to link the financialization of the economy to the ascent of the 1%

Debate on Obama’s Climate Change Strategy Part II

July 25, 2013

Nafeez Ahmed and David Roberts discuss and debate Obama’s climate change policies pt 2